abiding


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a·bid·ing

 (ə-bī′dĭng)
adj.
Lasting for a long time; enduring: an abiding love of music.

a·bid′ing·ly adv.

abiding

(əˈbaɪdɪŋ)
adj
permanent; enduring: an abiding belief.
aˈbidingly adv

a•bid•ing

(əˈbaɪ dɪŋ)

adj.
continuing without change: an abiding faith.
[1250–1300]
a•bid′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abiding - unceasing; "an abiding belief"; "imperishable truths"
lasting, permanent - continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"

abiding

abiding

adjective
Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time:
Translations

abiding

[əˈbaɪdɪŋ] ADJ (liter) → permanente, perdurable

abiding

[əˈbaɪdɪŋ] adj [memory] → durable; [interest, love, passion] → durable
an abiding sense of loyalty → un irréductible sens de la loyauté

abiding

adj (liter: = lasting) → unvergänglich; desire alsobleibend

abiding

[əˈbaɪdɪŋ] adj (memory) → duraturo/a
References in classic literature ?
Nor could this be done in the case of time, for none of the parts of time has an abiding existence, and that which does not abide can hardly have position.
We have learned now that we cannot regard this planet as being fenced in and a secure abiding place for Man; we can never anticipate the unseen good or evil that may come upon us suddenly out of space.
I must confess the stress and danger of the time have left an abiding sense of doubt and insecurity in my mind.
And there is the abiding thought of a whole year of more or less hard life before one, because there was hardly a southern-going voyage in the yesterday of the sea which meant anything less than a twelvemonth.
Many of these bear with them the smart of real or fancied injuries; many consider themselves expatriated beings, wrongfully exiled from their hereditary homes, and the sepulchres of their fathers, and cherish a deep and abiding animosity against the race that has dispossessed them.
ONE FINE DAY, not long after Little John had left abiding with the Sheriff and had come back, with his worship's cook, to the merry greenwood, as has just been told, Robin Hood and a few chosen fellows of his band lay upon the soft sward beneath the greenwood tree where they dwelled.
Now the first of these two voices was far the louder, for Little John had grown passing fond of good living through abiding at the Sheriff's house; so, presently, looking up into the blue sky, across which bright clouds were sailing like silver boats, and swallows skimming in circling flight, quoth he, "I fear me it will rain this evening, so I'll e'en stop at the Blue Boar till it passes by, for I know my good master would not have me wet to the skin.
KARACHI -- PTI chairman Imran Khan set an impressive example by abiding by traffic laws and regulations on Monday.
Sellers and store owners said instructions issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice stated the importance of abiding by abaya designs.
Asserting that "Road Safety is Everyone's Responsibility," the directorate reiterated that abiding by the law ensures the safety of road users and decreases all causes of road accidents.
I think people forget it's the criminals not the rest of we law abiding citizens.